Definition of tatting
1 : a delicate handmade lace formed usually by looping and knotting with a single cotton thread and a small shuttle
2 : the act or process of making tatting
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Apart from dozens of artists exhibiting their art and demonstrating their process, there will be music live music, food and family friendly activities such as face painting, sidewalk chalk drawing and lace tatting.
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Origin and Etymology of tatting
First Known Use: 1842See Words from the same year
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